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Long Island University In The 2009 College World Series by Winson Thai Can Ivan Chen and Sarah Gilbert close their final seaso... [1,016 words]
2008 College World Series
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TITLE (EDIT)
2008 College World Series
DESCRIPTION
After winning the World Series title in 2007, can Ivan Chen of the LIU Blackbirds and Jill Malina of the Arizona Wildcats make it two in a row?
[979 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Fan Fiction
AUTHOR
Winson Thai
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I am an aspiring author and writer from New York who is inspired from television shows, movies, books, etc. Link to my baseball/softball themed stories: https://mybaseballstories.blogspot.com/
[December 2021]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (39)
1001 Evenings (Songs) A song I wrote based on the Hacken Lee cantopop song of the same name [138 words] [Romance]
2007 College World Series (Short Stories) Ivan Chen and the LIU Blackbirds baseball team reach the College World Series for the second straight year, but will someone familiar in the opposing team affect their chances of winning it all? [1,000 words]
2007 Little League Baseball Cup - Championship Game (Short Stories) A fictional story about how a 10-year-old boy wound up playing for Little League Baseball [475 words] [Fan Fiction]
2007 World Cup Of Baseball (Novels) This is a summary of a novel that I may never get a chance to write, but is worth taking a look at [3,045 words] [Fan Fiction]
2008 Youth League Baseball And Softball Season (Novels) A novel summary about a fictional baseball and softball league based on numerous actual games I saw. The actual novel may never be written [9,613 words] [Fan Fiction]
2009 Youth League Baseball And Softball Season (Novels) Another baseball/softball-related novel summary, where the actual novel may never be written [9,574 words] [Fan Fiction]
2013 Youth League Baseball And Softball Season (Novels) My third novel-like summary about the fictional Youth League Baseball and Softball League [9,537 words] [Fan Fiction]
2016-2020 Youth League Baseball And Softball Season (Novels) The fourth and final novel-like summary of the fictional Youth League Baseball and Softball League [10,661 words] [Fan Fiction]
A Lesbian Turnover (Short Stories) A one-paragraph story based on a scene from a documentary I have a copy of about lesbian rape [248 words] [Erotic]
A Second Chance? - Chekhovian (Screenplays) The script for Chekhovian film at New York Film Academy. Former lovers Rachael and Hannah have a chance to reunite when Sally, a girl they both dated, gets in their way [231 words] [Gay & Lesbian]
Anna And Yana's Cruise (Short Stories) Two, later three, women finding love aboard a ship [4,014 words] [Erotic]
A&P (Short Stories) For English class last year, I was assigned to rewrite John Updike's "A&P" from Queenie's point of view in 500 to 1000 words [948 words] [Writing Resource]
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Good-Bye Old Friend (Poetry) This is a short haiku-like poem I wrote in 8th grade for my school's Class of 2003 yearbook. That year was one of the best years of my life. [12 words] [Self-Help]
Hope You Will Not Leave Tonight (Poetry) A short poem that I did for English class two years ago, based on a verse from the Leon Lai song of the same name. [34 words] [Romance]
Lesbian Sisters (Short Stories) Two lesbian sisters deciding to practice sex with each other until they can find partners [523 words] [Erotic]
Long Island University And The 2006 College World Series (Short Stories) Two best friends, both closing pitchers for the LIU Blackbirds, help propel their respective teams through the 2006 College World Series, but will they make it all the way to the end? [977 words] [Fan Fiction]
Long Island University In The 2009 College World Series (Short Stories) Can Ivan Chen and Sarah Gilbert close their final season with the LIU Blackbirds on a high note with a College World Series win? [1,016 words] [Fan Fiction]
Lost In The Wilderness: What Guys And Girls Want 3 (Short Stories) A year after Danny moved in with Mary, his skills on protecting the petite shy girl are tested when the two get lost on a hiking trip far away from home [3,352 words] [Relationships]
Miranda's Memories (Short Stories) While waiting for the legalization of same-sex marriages in her state, a lesbian recalls how she met her partner and became someone her religious family would not approve [12,209 words] [Gay & Lesbian]
My First Lesbian Experience (Short Stories) A young woman in trouble with the law gets a big offer from a female police officer to avoid criminal charges that will change her life forever [520 words] [Erotic]
My Summer Of Love (Songs) A song that I also wrote in high school and is based on one of my favorite Leon Lai cantopop songs [215 words] [Romance]
Online Friends Vs. Real Friends (Screenplays) Cancer advocate Kristine gets into an argument with Pace University student Ashley after he takes away his donation to her cancer fund because she unfriended him on Facebook [2,865 words] [Drama]
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State Of The Subway Cars Report (R44s-R188s) (Essays) A really long report that I wrote in high school about all the subway cars that currently operate in the New York City Subway system. Since car fleet information can change rapidly, parts of this repo... [3,859 words] [History]
The Lesbian Triangle Of Charlie, Priscilla, And Morgan (Short Stories) Following the love lives of three women who dream of being more than just friends [1,931 words] [Erotic]
The Love Of Milana And Yuliya (Short Stories) Following the romance of two, later four young lesbian friends [5,920 words] [Erotic]
The New York City Subway: Big, But Not Big Enough (Screenplays) The second scene I wrote for Playwriting class that I turned into a screenplay. A railfan named Shirley gives his lover Felicia a short history lesson about the New York City Subway while they wait fo... [2,715 words] [History]
The Secrecy Of Discrimination (Short Stories) Based on the "Family Matters" episode "Fight the Good Fight," an African-American girl wants to establish a black history course at her high school, but an unknown racist is trying to stop her [4,100 words] [Drama]
The Stranger Behind The Door (Short Stories) A one-paragraph story based on a scene from an old movie I saw [260 words] [Erotic]
The (Un)Welcoming Return Of The Brighton Express (Screenplays) A monologue I wrote for Playwriting class based on a post I made on NYC Transit Forums that I converted to a screenplay. A year after telling the history of the New York City Subway to Felicia, Shirle... [840 words] [Travel]
Three Strikes, But Not Quite Out (Plays) My final one-act play for Playwriting class, based on the "Will & Grace" episode "Swimming Pools...Movie Stars." Two years after their prized figurines brought them together, the relationship of store... [12,245 words] [Relationships]
Trapped! What Guys And Girls Want 2 (Short Stories) When Danny Lynn, having faced the ramification for quitting his job at Pathmark, gets trapped in a fallout shelter with tough girl Alicia three months later, the two develop a bond they thought could ... [3,359 words] [Relationships]
Unchangeable In This Lifetime (Poetry) A poem I wrote last year for English Composition based on the song of the same name by Hacken Lee [120 words] [Romance]
Undestined Romance (Plays) When college senior Dana reunites with his former personal swimming instructor Libby, who he had a consensual, but illegal relationship when she was 19 and he was just 13, he is forced to explain to h... [3,335 words] [Erotic]
What Guys And Girls Want (Short Stories) The life of teenage cashier Danny Lynn will be changed beyond his imagination after he witnesses three young women breastfeeding at the Pathmark where we works [3,356 words] [Mind]
When Decisions Backfire (Screenplays) My first full-length multi-scene screenplay, based on the "Family Matters" episode "Grill of My Dreams" and "Will & Grace" episode "Pasts and Presents," Runway Model Beth thoughtlessly volunteers to b... [10,770 words] [Comedy]
2008 College World Series
Winson Thai

In June 2008, Ivan Chen and Jill Malina are touchingly reunited after their respective teams reach the College World Series, this time in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sarah Gilbert and Daniel Butler are not with them as their teams failed to qualify for this series, but the pair promises to root for them from home.

Arizona lost several top players after last yearís series and this would affect them this year. Starter Taryne Mowatt allows only two hits in Game One of Round One to the UCLA Bruins, but makes a crucial throwing error in the bottom of the first. It lets leadoff batter Katie Schroeder run to second and she scores the gameís lone run on Amanda Kamekonaís single while UCLAís Anjelica Seldon shuts out the Wildcats.

In Game Two, the Wildcats, not able to afford losing another game in the series, face the Alabama Crimson Tide with Mowatt again as their starter. After NCAAís RBI leader Charlotte Morgan goes yard in the top of the third, Arizona ties the score in the bottom half on a Stacie Chambers single with two on, but Malina gets thrown out at home on a stolen base attempt to finish the inning. The match remains tied until Mowatt falls apart in the sixth. She first walks Ashley Holcombe and Whitney Larsen singles with an out. Brittany Rogers extends her hitting streak to 17 games with an RBI double. Mowatt walks Jordan Praytor to load the bases before Morganís single scores two more runs. Kelley Montalvoís RBI double widens her teamís lead to 5-1. They win with that score and the two-time defending champion Wildcats are swept out of the World Series for the first time since 1990. UCLA and Alabama would lose to the Arizona State Sun Devils, who would be the NCAA Division I champions, in the second round and semi-finals, respectively.

Meanwhile, Chenís team, the LIU Blackbirds, beats the Rice Owls 11-3, scoring seven runs in the eighth of Game 1 of the semifinals off of two pitchers. Rich Moran permits a shot to Abel Gonzalez in the ninth and two hits. They win Game 2 6-5, stranding 10 men. Rice outhits LIU 16-8, strands eight, a guy is caught stealing and hits into three double plays. LIU faces the Fresno State Bulldogs in the finals, scoring five runs in the first, two in the third and one in the fourth off of Jacob Hower at Game One. The Bulldogs score four in the first, three in the third and one in the fifth off of John Masklee, who had with a 5.28 ERA and 1-7 record in the regular season as two relievers on each team toss three to five scoreless innings. The score is still 8-8 when Chen enters to pitch the bottom of the ninth. Nick Hom singles with an out. LIU an out later walks the left-handed Jordan Ribera purposely to bring up the right-handed Ryan Allgrove. Chen is right-handed too, but it puts Ohm into scoring position and proves to be a big mistake for LIU. Allgrove hits a pitch over the head of right fielder Frank DiMasi. It bounces into the seats for a ground-rule double, letting Ohm score to give his team a 9-8 win and Chen stands on the mound frozen in shock. Though he is this gameís official loser, Masklee and his continuing struggles are the most discussed topics of this night.

Two errors by LIU let the Bulldogs score three runs in the bottom of the first for Game Two off of Andy Yawger. They add two more on home runs from Steve Detwiler and Blake Amador in the fourth and seventh, respectively. Justin Miller limits the Blackbirds to four hits in the first seven innings. LIU fails to score despite having runners on second and third in the seventh. Closer Clayton Allison enters to pitch for Fresno State in the ninth. He struck out all three men he faced in Game One to get a win, but cannot make a repeat performance. First, Matt Owens homers to put LIU on the board. Eric Hinkleís RBI single makes it 5-2 Fresno State after a single and walk. One out later, Allison walks two batters in a row, then hits Sam Sciamarelli with a pitch to trim his teamís lead to 5-4. Gene Escat enters to pitch to Frank DiMasi. He hits a soft ground ball to shortstop Todd Sandel. He attempts a game-ending double play, but DiMasi narrowly beats the throw to first to let the tying run score and force extra innings. Johnnie Neckar singles in the go-ahead run for LIU in the top of the 11th off of Sean Bonesteele after a walk and two stolen bases and Chen recovers from his loss in Game One by striking out all six men he faces to earn a win. The Blackbirdsí 6-5 win in a game where seven errors are made, four by LIU, forces a deciding third game between the teams.

The game is tied at two when the Bulldogs load the bases with one out against Dan Iglesias in the bottom of the ninth. Chen is brought up to face Danny Grubb. He sends a blooper to center that scores the winning run for Fresno State, denying LIU of a second straight world title. Chen, having allowed a game-winning hit for the second time in the last round even though Iglesias takes the loss this time as the hitters on base were his responsibility, leaves the field in frustration, but is comforted by Jill, Tayrne, and Callista Balko, all of who were allowed to watch this from LIUís dugout. Grubb hit a two-run blast in the seventh.

After the series, Jill takes a vacation in the Bahamas and after realizing how much Ivan needs one due to LIU and Arizonaís disappointing performances, forces him to come with her and have a good time.

 

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